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    • The Cancer Treatment Revolution book cover Dr. David Nathan, acclaimed pediatric hematologist and Dana-Farber's president from 1995 – 2000, recounts that history's triumphs and struggles in his book, The Cancer Treatment Revolution.
     

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Ellen Berlin
Director of Media Relations
617-632-4090
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Molly McHale
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Top News Releases

Thomas Rolland, PhD
Bruce Spiegelman, PhD
  • November 17, 2014
  • Unveiling the effects of an important class of diabetes drugs
  • A research team led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital has uncovered surprising new findings that underscore the role of an important signaling pathway, already known to be critical in cancer, in the development of type 2 diabetes.
Leukemia cells
Rani George, MD, PhD
  • November 07, 2014
  • Researchers take new approach to stop 'most wanted' cancer protein
  • Researchers have found a way to defeat one of the most tantalizing yet elusive target proteins in cancer cells by turning the protein's own molecular machinations against it. In a study published online by the journal Cell, the scientists used a specially crafted compound to disrupt the protein's ability to rev up its own production and that of other proteins involved in tumor cell growth.

Dana Farber In the News

  • Illuminating the Interactome (The Scientist)
  • Researchers at Dana-Farber’s Center for Cancer Systems Biology produced a new human interactome map, based on a systematic screen of 13,000 human proteins that uncovered 14,000 protein-protein interactions.

     

  • Brokaw tours Dana-Farber (Boston Globe)
  • Former “NBC Nightly News” anchor Tom Brokaw, who was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2013, toured Dana-Farber and spoke at the Visiting Committee dinner.

     

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